Diplomacy and International Relations
This programme is designed to introduce students to theories, issues and processes connected with diplomacy, foreign policy and international relations. The programme is especially relevant to those thinking about or currently working in diplomacy, international non-government organisations (NGOs), and international policy and politics. The programme aims to help students to realise their academic potential, by encouraging choice and independence in their studies. Based on the distance learning pedagogical principles, it employs a wide variety of online learning tools to enhance students� learning experience. Study throughout the whole programme is comprehensively supported through supervised online group discussions, web seminars and individual academic supervision to ensure an engaging and enjoyable distance learning experience.
An upper 2nd Class Honours degree, or its equivalent. Relevant professional qualifications and experience will also be considered. Students whose 1st language is not English require an IELTS score of 6.5 or equivalent.
Modules include: Theory and method in postgraduate studies; dissertation; major approaches to the study of international relations; theorising security and war; theory and concepts in diplomacy and foreign policy; issues and practice in diplomacy and foreign policy.
Assessment is based on coursework (participation in weekly learning activities and a 5,000 word essay) and a dissertation.
|Qualification||Study mode||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 6,250 per Academic year (home fees)||12 months|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 14,200 per Academic year (overseas fees)||12 months|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 6,250 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses))||12 months|
|MA||Distance learning||£ 6,250 per Academic year (EU fees)||12 months|
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